1976 Green Bay Packers season

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1976 Green Bay Packers season
Head coach Bart Starr
Home field Lambeau Field
Milwaukee County Stadium
Results
Record 5–9
Division place 4th NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1975 1977 >

The 1976 Green Bay Packers season was their 56th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 5–9 record under coach Bart Starr, earning them a fourth-place finish in the NFC Central division.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Position School
1 23 Mark Koncar Offensive Tackle Colorado
3 72 Mike McCoy Cornerback Colorado
4 101 Tom Perko Linebacker Pittsburgh
5 132 Aundra Thompson Running Back East Texas State
8 218 Jim Burrow Defensive Back Nebraska
9 245 Jim Gueno Linebacker Tulane
10 274 Jessie Green Wide Receiver Tulsa
11 301 Curtis Leak Wide Receiver Johnson C. Smith
12 328 Melvin Jackson Guard USC
13 355 Bradley Bowman Defensive Back Southern Miss
14 386 John Henson Running Back Cal Poly
15 413 Jerry Dandridge Linebacker Memphis State
16 440 Mike Timmermans Guard Northern Iowa
17 467 Ray Hall Tight End Cal Poly

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
1 September 12, 1976 San Francisco 49ers L 26–14 Lambeau Field
54,628
2 September 19, 1976 at St. Louis Cardinals L 29–0 Busch Memorial Stadium
48,842
3 September 26, 1976 at Cincinnati Bengals L 28–7 Riverfront Stadium
44,103
4 October 3, 1976 Detroit Lions W 24–14 Lambeau Field
55,041
5 October 10, 1976 Seattle Seahawks W 27–20 Milwaukee County Stadium
54,983
6 October 17, 1976 Philadelphia Eagles W 28–13 Lambeau Field
55,398
7 October 24, 1976 at Oakland Raiders L 18–14 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
52,232
8 October 31, 1976 at Detroit Lions L 27–6 Pontiac Silverdome
74,992
9 November 7, 1976 New Orleans Saints W 32–27 Milwaukee County Stadium
52,936
10 November 14, 1976 at Chicago Bears L 24–13 Soldier Field
52,907
11 November 21, 1976 Minnesota Vikings L 17–10 Milwaukee County Stadium
53,104
12 November 28, 1976 Chicago Bears L 16–10 Lambeau Field
56,267
13 December 5, 1976 at Minnesota Vikings L 20–9 Metropolitan Stadium
43,700
14 December 12, 1976 at Atlanta Falcons W 24–20 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
23,436

Standings[edit]

NFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Minnesota Vikings(2) 11 2 1 .821 5–1 9–2 305 176
Chicago Bears 7 7 0 .500 4–2 7–5 253 216
Detroit Lions 6 8 0 .429 2–4 5–7 262 220
Green Bay Packers 5 9 0 .357 1–5 4–8 218 299

Roster[edit]

Green Bay Packers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Practice Squad

Rookies in italics

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]